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Fields of Flags: Veterans Appreciation Week

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The fifth annual Field of Flags can now be seen on the west lawn of the Fort William Henry and will remain in place through November 12, 2018. This year 6,625 flags are in place to honor veterans and active duty military personnel.

Each year, visitors to the fort are invited to submit the name of a family member, or their own, together with the rank, time period and branch of service. The name of each veteran or active duty military personnel is then attached to a flag and placed in the field grouped by the period in which they served. 

The public is invited to share the names of their service men and women to be added to the field - call 518-964-6647. A musket salute will take place on Nov 11 at 11 am. Refreshments will follow. Free. Fort will be open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm on Veterans Day.

In addition, the Fort William Henry Hotel is offering active and retired Veterans 50% off rooms and 25% discounts on breakfast and dinner. November 8th - 11th . Come stay and take a well deserved vacation at a world class Adirondack resort. Enjoy the food, drinks, fire-pit and foliage at the southern tip of Lake George.

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